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Boston Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays in MLB odds

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July 22, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Odds

58-41TEAM RECORD60-40

Tampa Bay pays a visit to Boston on Monday, hoping to shut down the Red Sox bats in baseball action at Fenway Park.

Boston hands the ball to starter Brandon Workman in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. Tampa Bay counters with Matt Moore, who will try to quiet the fans and the Red Sox bats at the same time.

View Tampa Bay vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Red Sox rated this week at No. 2 and the Rays sitting at No. 3.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 1-rated American League offense, averaging 5.1 runs per game, against a Rays defense that ranks No. 4 in the American League at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9.6 hits per game so far, more than Rays batters have averaged on the year (8.9 hits per game).

Boston owns the American League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's American League No. 4-rated defense.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at +115 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Tampa Bay got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over Toronto on Sunday at Rogers Centre behind starter Chris Archer.

In their last action, Boston was an 8-7 winner at home against the Yankees. Bettors on Boston at -142 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (15) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Boston won a close affair on Sunday in their last outing, defeating New York 8-7 in extra innings at Fenway Park.

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 9-1

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Rays at Red Sox trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games
Tampa Bay is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games at home
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Boston, Tuesday, July 23

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